Aeronca Arrow

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Aeronca Arrow
Role
National origin United States of America
Manufacturer Aeronca
Introduction 1947

The Aeronca Model 9 Arrow was a low-wing all metal cabin monoplane with retractable landing gear.[1] It was marketed to returning pilots from World War II[2] and unveiled in 1947 but never went into production.

The single prototype (registered NX39581) was destroyed in a crash during a test flight due to prop failure.

Specifications[edit]

  • Crew: one, pilot
  • Capacity: 1 passenger
  • Length: 19 ft 9 in (6.0 m)
  • Wingspan: 21 ft 11 in (9.1 m)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Franklin 4AC, 90 hp (67 kW)
  • Maximum speed: 135 mph (217 km/h)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ R. W. Simpson. Airlife's general aviation: a guide to postwar general aviation manufacturers and their aircraft. 
  2. ^ John Paul Andrews. Your personal plane, Issue 1018; Issue 1945. 

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